Learning Support Assistant (College)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Much Hadham
Salary
£17,825 to £19,937 pro rata
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
87569
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Learning Support Assistant (College) 

Our client is situated in 68 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. They support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs from the age of 5 through to 78 in their Children’s Home, School, College, Residential Home with nursing and Day Centre. Over 150 adults and children call our client their home making them an inspirational place to do great work. 

Position: Learning Support Assistant (College) 
Location: Much Hadham, Hertfordshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Term Time Only) 
Salary: £17,825 to £19,937 pro rata, per annum 
Benefits: They offer a competitive employment package including commitment to training & development, supportive management and staff benefits. They also offer a range of staff discounts for High Street stores, Leisure & Gym. There is free on-site parking. 

Closing date: 1 August 2019 
Interview Date: Week Commencing 12 August 2019 

About the role: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen is their specialist College for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join their dedicated multi-disciplinary team. They provide their learners with development opportunities that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and independence in all aspects of learning, leisure and life. Every day they carry out immeasurably worthwhile and rewarding work which although at times can be challenging, continually enhances the lives of the learners that attend their College. 

Responsibilities: 

- Contributing and assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Learning Plans. 
- Supporting and recording progress and providing written reports where necessary. 
- Supporting learners to achieve goals and guiding them on appropriate behaviour. 
- Supporting learners who can display challenging behaviours and helping to manage this in a positive way. 
- Assisting learners with their personal and health needs, promoting the highest standards of welfare and self – care at all times. 

About you: 

To join them as a Learning Support Assistant, previous experience of working within a special needs environment is essential. You will also have an NVQ Level 2 in either Learning or Health and Social care along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the centre. 

You may have experience of the following: Learning Support Assistant, Learning Support, Teaching Assistant, Health and Social Care, Health and Social Care Assistant, Level 2, Support Assistant, Teachers Assistant, Trainee Teacher, Special Education Needs, PGCE, Mentor, Tutor, Teacher, LSA, Special Needs, SEN, Support Worker, etc. 

Ref: 87569

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